8,572
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,945
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
59
59%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Buffalo State College, State University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in Buffalo, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 110 Moot Hall
Buffalo, NY  14222
United States
Contact Ms. Carmella Thompson
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@buffalostate.edu
Phone: 716-878-4017
Fax: 716-878-6100

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
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Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering/mechanical Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
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Music Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14,663
Applied
8,793
Accepted
8,572
Enrolled
60%
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Female Admissions

8,124
Females Applied
Not Reported
Females Accepted
0%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,539
Males Applied
Not Reported
Males Accepted
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.1
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 440 540
SAT Math 430 530
ACT Composite 20

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,870
In-state
16,650
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,340
Full-time student fees
14,050
Room & board
8,176
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,945
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,807
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,047
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,289
Avg. Loan Aid
2,801
Avg. Grant Aid
9,292
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
31%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
31%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,572
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.91%
Black or African American 33.17%
White or Caucasian 45.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 3.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.33%
Other 0.12%

Gender

Male (43.54%)
Female (55.94%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 29%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming and Commuter Daze

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
United Student Government, African-American Student Organization, Caribbean Student Organization, The Record and WBNY radio

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

816
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 374
Part-time - 442
Male - 400
Female - 416